Lance Corporal James Archibald Smith

Manchester Regiment

Died: Thursday 21 March 1918

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Record:
SMITH, JAMES ARCHIBALD
Additional information:
Cemetery:
POZIERES MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Panel 64 to 67.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
commander
Date:
16 Mar 1918
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 23 Field Company Royal Engineers. (page 310)
Name:
Lance Corporal Smith
Context:
other
Date:
18 Mar 1918
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: 1 Royal Dragoons (page 163)
Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
departed_training
Date:
21 Mar 1918
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 23 Field Company Royal Engineers. (page 311)
Name:
Colonel Smith
Context:
Missing in action
Date:
21 Mar 1918
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Buffs (East Kent Regiment). (page 529)
Name:
Colonel Smith
Context:
commander
Date:
21 Mar 1918
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Buffs (East Kent Regiment). (page 529)
Name:
Major Smith
Context:
author
Date:
23 Mar 1918
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Berkshire Regiment (page 239)
Name:
Major Smith
Context:
combat
Date:
25 Mar 1918
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Berkshire Regiment (page 230)
Name:
Major Smith
Context:
commander
Date:
26 Mar 1918
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Highland Light Infantry (page 266)
Name:
Lieutenant Smith
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
26 Mar 1918
Diary:
2 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: 6 Field Ambulance. (page 345)
Name:
Gunner Smith
Context:
joined
Date:
26 Mar 1918
Diary:
1 DIVISION: Divisional Trench Mortar Batteries (page 174)